Bringing to life musical classics and exploring new musical
technologies and boundaries, the Peninsula Arts Sinfonietta is a beacon for high
quality music and innovation in Plymouth and the South West.
Grounded in the reputation of previous musical ensembles from Peninsula Arts, the Sinfonietta brings together a selection of the South West’s most talented musicians under the baton of Simon Ible, Artistic Director, Conductor and Director of Music at Peninsula Arts.
Dr Sarah Chapman, Director of Peninsula Arts, said: “Over the past 11 years, Peninsula Arts has built a reputation for promoting outstanding contemporary art, from music to murals, photography to fine art. The Sinfonietta reinforces our commitment to promoting high quality music in Plymouth and across the region, supporting emerging and established talent and attracting quality national and international artists.”
The Sinfonietta comprises of players from across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset and they perform at a range of events as part of the Peninsula Arts calendar, including at the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival. Their repertoire ranges from traditional, classical works such as Mozart, Bach, Vivaldi, Boyce and Haydn as well as more contemporary works.